Meet the Developers

May 25, 2020
Meet the Developers
  • The developers are staff members that help the Lead Developer to develop custom content for the server.

    Joined: January 20th, 2012
    Rank: Lead Developer / Owner
    Aikar is the Lead Developer and Owner of Empire Minecraft. He is responsible for overseeing the developer team and custom coding all of our amazing features. He is also the owner of EMC. He joined on January 20th, 2012. For more information, please visit the Meet the Admins page.

    Joined: January 30th, 2012
    Rank: Developer / Senior Staff
    While also being a developer, chickeneer is additionally part of the Senior Staff team. For more information, please visit the Meet the Senior Staff page.

    Joined: September 16th, 2014
    Rank: Developer
    MrSocks75 joined the Moderation Team on November 1st, 2014. He joined EMC on September 16th, 2014. MrSocks75 is also part of the Developer team. "After server hopping for quite some time looking for a server to call home I landed on EMC's front door. After a few days of figuring things out I found that

    Favorite animal and why: Dogs. I love dogs. German Shepard are my favorite breed.
    Favorite Website: - How did we survive without Google telling us what we are looking for?
    Favorite thing about EMC: I love that we are a large server yet we have the small server feeling.
    Favorite color and why: Red. It is the color of blood.
    Favorite Minecraft feature: As much as I am a super derp using it. Redstone is that feature that I like the most. I am hoping that they will let us color redstone lights in the future.
    Favorite Minecraft block: It's a toss between diamond ore or redstone ore. Just for the default texture look of them.
    If you were a mob in Minecraft, what would you be and what would you do? I would be a Creeper. And although I would have a short life in-game it will be an enjoyable one that ends in a big bang ;)
    Favorite music: Classic Rock.
    Pets? My last pet was my bestest friend Schultz. The dumb but lovable German Shepard.
    If you had to lose one sense, what would it be? Sight. My eyes are not the greatest already and quite honestly I have seen some great suffering in my line of work that sometimes I wish I never could see.
    Favorite cookie: Any cookie is my favorite.
    Favorite quote: "Everything is easy when you know how" -MrSocks75
    If you could meet one person, who would it be? I would want to meet my future self to ask if all turns out okay.

    Joined: July 14th,2017
    Rank: Developer
    TheCritic joined the Developer Team on December 9th, 2017. He joined EMC on July 14th, 2017.

    What brought you to EMC? My daughter, Sophie999, wanted to play. Now we play Portal together, but I still play here :)
    What do you like to do IRL? I have 5 kids, so my activities are trying to be involved in their lives. They watch a show, I watch the show. They read a book, I read the book. It is a full life.
    Favorite animal and why? Dog. Loyalty.
    Favorite Website?
    Favourite thing about EMC? The people
    Favorite color and why? Blue, because I really dont care, but you asked.
    Favorite Minecraft feature? Building Redstone things
    Favorite Minecraft block? water source
    If you were a mob in Minecraft, what would you be/what would you do? Puppy (not a wolf, a puppy)
    Favourite music? I like ballads, all kinds.
    Pets? Not ATM.
    If you could lose one sense, what would it be? Sorrow.
    Favorite cookie? Oatmeal Raisin
    Favorite quote? "Humanity speaks in many languages, but only one voice. The language is not English or Russian or German or Spanish or Mandarin.
    It speaks in the language of hope. It speaks in the language of trust. It speaks in the language of strength and the language of compassion.
    It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always it is the same voice.
    It is the voice of our ancestors speaking through us and the voice of our inheritors waiting to be born.
    The small, still voice that says:
    'We are one.
    No matter the blood, no matter the skin, no matter the creed, no matter the religion.
    We are one.
    No matter the pain, no matter the darkness, no matter the loss, no matter the fear.
    We are one.'
    Here, gathered together in common cause, we begin to realize this singular truth and this singular rule that we must be kind to one another.
    Because each voice enriches us and ennobles us and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Humanity, the seat of creation,
    the fire that will light our way to a better future.
    We are one." -- Taken from the Alliance Preamble to the Declaration of Principles, and revised.
    If you could meet one person, who would it be? My better self!
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